BREAKING: Qatar Airways Flight QR023 Escorted to MAN Airport by Fighter Jet

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    A Qatar Airways flight has landed at Manchester Airport escorted by a fighter jet. The plane, believed to be Qatar Airways Flight QR023 from Doha, was escorted by an Royal Air Force Typhoon towards the airport before safely landing. The plane was transported to the airport because authorities believe a “possible device” may be on board the plane. There are reports that other planes to Manchester have been redirected while this incident is dealt with, and passengers told that the airport has been closed. Greater Manchester Police have just released this statement: “An incoming plane has been escorted into the airport by the Royal Air Force as a result of information received by the pilot about a possible device on board. “We don’t know how genuine this threat is but it is absolutely vital we deal with the situation as a full emergency. “As a result people will see the police and other agencies at the airport and on the airfield. “At this time I would urge them not to be alarmed. Our response will be as comprehensive as it is proportionate with the safety of those on board and in and around the airport our paramount concern.” - Chief [...] The post BREAKING: Qatar Airways Flight QR023 Escorted to MAN Airport by Fighter Jet appeared first on Fly2Travel.

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